Maya Haukap replied to Tyler Loew's discussion I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong
"Do we know everything there is to know about our bodies? If not, will we ever? How much must we know about the beginning of biology to fully understand what we need to know now?"
Monday
Maya Haukap replied to Lauren Kovarna's discussion The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary
"How have the changes in technology changed his job and how might they continue to change a lexicographer's job as it advances?"
Monday
Maya Haukap posted a discussion
“Of course, the relationship between book and reader is private...so we go on trust.” (38) Mr. Penumbra reminds me of one of my very favorite literary characters - Mr. Ollivander, famous wandmaker for many English wizards and witches. These two old…
Mar 17
Maya Haukap replied to Maya Haukap's discussion The Night of the Gun
"“This time in treatment, either because of the stakes, the duration, or perhaps the fatigue with living the Life, I was less interested in being some kind of junior counselor than in actually digging in and doing the hard work of recovery. I was, ov…"
Nov 18, 2016
Maya Haukap replied to Ashley Feauto's discussion Girls and Sex
"How is society changing to accommodate for this new-wave feminism?"
Oct 25, 2016
Maya Haukap replied to Lauren Kovarna's discussion The Devil in the White City
"With architectural advances in place that he could use and the World Fair on the way, do you believe this is what H. H. Holmes was looking for in order to begin his spree? Or did he have a dark past and this was just a lucky moment for him?"
Oct 25, 2016
Maya Haukap posted a discussion
“Sitting outside my hotel in Tucson, nineteen years after the twins were born, Anna suggested that I had, on one occasion, smoked crack in her hospital room. There is no personal recollection of doing so, but I have no reason to doubt her.” (151)Dav…
Oct 25, 2016
Maya Haukap replied to Maya Haukap's discussion The Know-It-All
"“Opossums have thirteen nipples. Good to know. Also, the notion that the opossum gives birth through its nose probably comes from the female’s habit of putting her face into the pouch to clean it just before giving birth. I had never heard of this n…"
Oct 5, 2016
Maya Haukap posted a discussion
“Because I am thinking about it. I can’t help it. Even in this, the least cerebral of pursuits--not counting the Jim Belushi show--I’m mulling over my new knowledge. I am thinking about how damselflies mate in the air and amphibians have sperm packe…
Sep 20, 2016
Maya Haukap is now a member of polkingclassroom
Sep 19, 2016